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The Barcode question type builds barcode image or representations of a field, value or string of text.

There are many supported barcode types listed below:

Australia PostEAN-13Planet
CodabarInterleaved 2 of 5PZN
Code 11ItalianPost 25QR
Code 128ITF-6RM4SCCC
Code 39 ExtendedITF-14SSCC-18
Code 39 StandardLeticodeStandard 2 of 5
Code 93 ExtendedMacro PDF417UPC-A
Code 93 StandardMatrix 2 of 5UPC-E
Data MatrixMSIVIN
Deutschue Post IdentcodeOneCode

Document Preparation

placeholder can be used to specify where a barcode image is to be inserted.


How to add a Barcode question

  1. From the toolbox, drag and drop a barcode question onto a page, section column or tab and set the question’s properties as below.
PropertyDescription / Examples
ValueThis is the value to represent as a barcode image, usually a reference to another answer in the question set.
Barcode TypeSelect an appropriate barcode type from the options in the drop down.
Code LocationThe actual barcode value can be optionally displayed above or below the barcode or not at all.
Rotation (Degrees)The angle to display the barcode image on.

  1. SmartIQ automatically adds an answer to the question. Set the properties as required.

  2. From the Placeholders tab, drag and drop any placeholders onto the answer that are to be populated by the barcode image.